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A Bangladeshi Farmer Working on a Farm with Solar PV Installed

Bangladesh, World Bank Team Up to Double Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity

As much as 310 megawatts (MW) of new solar power capacity is to be installed in Bangladesh beginning this year on out to January...
Solar Panels on a Farm in Mali

The Solar and Renewables-Fueled Utility of the Future May Be Evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa

Though yet to prove itself long-term, smart, off-grid solar-plus-energy storage and mobile money and banking services are shaping up as a potent combination when...
Primary School Children in Kenya Holding Solar Lights

December Caps a Bright, Busy Year for Off-Grid Solar in Sub-Saharan Africa

Smart, off-grid solar energy power generation and distribution continues to gain traction across Sub-Saharan Africa, attracting interest from national and multilateral development agencies, international...
Getting Solar Power is Cause for Celebration in Rural African Communities

Taking a Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Catalyze Solar, Sustainable Energy Access in Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa

Researchers from Colorado State University (CSU) are working with counterparts from the University of Rwanda to build an African Center of Excellence in Energy...
Aerial View of Palau

100-Megawatt Armonia Microgrid Project Sets Palau On Course to Meet 45%-by-2025 Renewable Energy Goal...

ENGIE eps is building what’s billed as the world’s largest, solar power-energy storage microgrid for the government of Palau. With 100 MW of power...
World Bank - Solar Market Predictions

Africa Amidst 2018 Global Solar Market Predictions

GTM Research’s new Global Solar Data Hub projects that, “2018 will be the first-ever triple-digit year for the global solar market, with an anticipated 106...
Solar Powered Oral Healthcare Clinic

How is solar power transforming the oral healthcare industry?

As the depletion of non-renewable resources become more severe and the energy crisis intensifies around the world, more and more sectors and industries are...
Solar Smart Road: Charge Your Vehicle

Solar Smart Road: Charge Your Vehicle When You Drive

With the recent advances in science and technology, the innovation in the automotive industry is making numerous people exited. New energy, self-driving, intelligent vehicle...
BBOXX in Rwanda

Investors Plow $20MM into BBOXX – an African Off-Grid Solar/Distributed Energy Start-Up

A rather impressive group of clean energy investment companies recently made a $20 million venture capital (VC) investment in BBOXX, a start-up based in...
USADF Incubator 2016

USADF On Verge of Funding 20 New Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge Entrepreneurs

Local mini- and off-grid solar power continues to gain traction in Sub-Saharan Africa as innovative, socially-minded startups leverage the popularity of mobile phones and...

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